Late mail: Round 17 v Raiders

St George Illawarra coach Paul McGregor has finalised his 17 for the Dragons' Round 17 clash against the Canberra Raiders at WIN Stadium, Wollongong on Sunday, July 14.

Darren Nicholls and Tristan Sailor are the final two players to drop out of the team, with all four of the Dragons' State of Origin representatives named to start.

Josh Kerr and Patrick Kaufusi dropped out of the initial 17 on Saturday, and were joined by James Graham and Jason Saab as those omitted.

NRL team for Round 17 v Canberra Raiders –

1. Matt Dufty – sponsored by Dynamic Projects
2. Jonus Pearson – sponsored by SMAI
3. Euan Aitken – sponsored by University of Wollongong
4. Tim Lafai – sponsored by Kingsgrove Sports Centre
5. Mikaele Ravalawa – sponsored by Tosich Group
6. Corey Norman – sponsored by Illawarra Mercury/St George Leader
21. Ben Hunt – sponsored by Paul's Customs and Forwarding Solutions
8. Jeremy Latimore – sponsored by My Muscle Chef
9. Cameron McInnes (c) – sponsored by Floormania
22. Paul Vaughan – sponsored by EFEX
23. Tyson Frizell – sponsored by Val Morgan
12. Tariq Sims – sponsored by Stonemasons & Landscapers (since 1970)
10. Blake Lawrie – sponsored by Wollongong Jetski

Interchange: 
11. Jacob Host – sponsored by Dincel Construction System
13. Luciano Leilua – sponsored by Domus Lighting
14. Korbin Sims – sponsored by Stonemasons & Landscapers (since 1970)
15. Reece Robson – sponsored by Professionals Padstow